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HLN
Oct 31, 2009 8:00pm EDT
of the united states house of representatives. the united states senate, the senate majority leader, the speaker of the house, the honorable edward brooke, and the president of the united states. [applause] [applause] [applause] [applause] >> ladies and gentlemen, majority leader of the united states senate, the honorable harry reid. [applause] >> everyone, please be seated. november 6, 1962, was a special day for president john kennedy. it was a day his brother ted won his old seat in the united states senate. the seat he would hold for the next 46 years, until just two months ago. a seat from which he would greatly improve the lives of his fellow americans. but on that election night, president kennedy took particular notice of another result from that same ballot in massachusetts. the people of the president's home state had elected edward brooke to be its attorney general, making him the first african-american to hold statewide office in massachusetts and the first african-american to serve as any state's attorney general. president john kennedy exclaimed, and i quote, "that's the biggest ne
HLN
Nov 11, 2009 8:00pm EST
and gentlemen, the president of the united states. >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain standing for the procession of our nation's colors and those of our veterans service organizations and the united states air force concert band plays the -- plays the "national emblem march". ♪ ♪ ♪ [the "national emblem march" playing] ♪ >> please remain standing for the prayer for all veterans delivered by chaplain keith etheridge, director of the department of veterans affairs chaplain service. >> please join me in prayer. eternal god, another year has passed and once again we get there before you in this sacred amphitheater to pray and honor american veterans. as we gather here, we see new faces of family members still grieving the loss of loved ones who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of freedom. we pray for them and for all veterans and their families who gather in ceremonies large and small at this hour to honor the living and the dead who have served in our armed forces. we especially pray for our soldiers set fort hood and for their families -- bless our veterans
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2009 10:00am EST
chief for "alternate." will also talk with a guest about the united states effort to resolve longstanding difference between israelis and palestinians. also note tim brown of the 9/11 network coalition. he will be here to talk was about the december 5 rally in new york against bernanke 9/11 suspects to a federal courthouse in lower manhattan. . . american icons, continues tonight at 8:00 p.m., with the history, art and architecture of the most symbolic structures, tonight at 8:00 p.m. on c-span and get your own copy of american icons, a three-disk set, $24.95. order on-line at c-span.org/store. now a look back at cuban missile crisis, with kennedy advisors ted sornson and carol kasem. from the kennedy library in boston, this is an hour and 15 minutes. this war policy was done in secret and steps were taken to deceive us by every means they could. they were planning in november to open to the world the fact that they had these missiles so close to the united states, not that they are with intending to fire them, because if they were going to get into a niewg clear struggle, th
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 11:00pm EST
moved back to the united states when i was a baby and lived there till i was five in rochester, new york. this was after it had become safe for war resisters. my father worked in a health clinic in the state, and my mother worked at a cable access channel. they both decided they preferred it in canada. my father preferred the single payer health care system. my father preferred that. my mother was working for the national film board, which is a public institution that allowed her to make the political films that she wanted to make. they left the u.s. because of stayed in canada because of the social programs. >> do you remember when you first learned of this story and it sunk in? >> in canada, you did not have to be rich to get sick. i feel i always knew the story about health care. this was explained to me as a kid. i did understand that it was unfair that people were denied access to medicine because they did not have money to pay. as a doctor, my father preferred to work in a system whereby money did not have anything to do with the care that you received. i feel like i have always k
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 1:00pm EST
security interest of the united states. it is urgently needed. the president knows achieving this goal will be difficult, but he also has said that he will not waver in his persistent pursuit of a comprehensive peace in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his administration to the resumption of israeli-palestinian negotiations and the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes the prospects for success. . >> that is why we have been urged the palestinians to expand and improve their security effort, and to take strong and meaningful action. it is what we have an urged the arab states to take steps of normalization with israel. it is what we have urged israel to stop settlement activity. as i said earlier, while they fall short of a full freeze, we believe the steps announced by the prime minister are significant and could have substantial impact on the ground. for the first time ever the israeli government will stop housing approvals and on the construction of housing units. and related infrastructure in west bank settlements. that is positive development. he s
HLN
Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
that was licensed in the united states. we have done those things. we have shifted all the vaccine manufacturing to the extent we can to multi those virus first because there faster to fill, with leaving the rest of leftover for the single dose syringes. we have worked with them to shift everything they can do to get the vaccine out as fast as they possibly can. then we are tracking through the process step by step. to the degree that when a lot is ready to be released at a manufacturer, we have a truck waiting. it pulls up at the loading dock ready to accept that vaccine and bring it to the distribution sites. if we have been working through this every step of the process to get any delays out. that is what a sight visits have largely been about. >> a question about the contracts. [unintelligible] to produce this reject all under 51 million doses, kabbalah contracted the manufacturers to fill 117 million doses. why aren't they able to undo the full amount of doses -- able to do the full amount of doses? >> we need to make sure we have enough vaccine derived the time people want it and being ca
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 12:00pm EST
's making the choice for you. the u.s. -- the united states, america, is the world's largest economy. it's three times larger than our closest competitor, japan. and it's larger than the economies of japan, china, germany, and great britain combined. and we got there through innovation. we got there through choice. we got there through competition. we got there through individual initiative and responsibility. not government control and management. as we have seen time after time, when you substitute a government controlled and run program for individual choice, the cost goes up, the quality goes down. and when it comes to health care, there's nothing more important than quality and choice. given the choice, i'll always place my faith in the individual not the government and this time is no different. no different with the credit card legislation, no different with the health care legislation. mr. chairman, let me conclude by saying many of my colleagues in this body, both republicans and democrats, are going to come in and they are going to vote for this legislation today. they are goin
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 1:00pm EST
telling the president of the united states no, i don't even want olympia snowe, i'd want one republican supporting health care bill? >> the truth is -- i'm going to disagree right now. free enterprise does not work particularly well in health care and i will tell you why. the administration rate -- >> we don't have insurance companies competing across state lines 3 >> that's the worst thing you could do. >> are you kidding me? >> yes. i will explain why this is. in my state, everybody under 18 has health care. you cannot be refused by any insurance company, no matter what the reason is. everybody gets charged the same. you cannot charge a sick patient who is older more than 20% more than you can charge a young, healthy patient. that has been going on for 15 years. if you could let people buy insurance across state lines, you are making the texas health commissioner be my health commissioner. do you know what the insurance rate is in in texas? 25%. 22% of children have no health insurance in texas. i do not want health commissioner in texas to have anything to do with my health insurance
PBS
Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
think if you add up the troops that the united states will commit as well as those that nato countries are going to commit and that's still a work in progress on the latter. i'm told by senior defense officials that general mcchrystal will be more or less satisfied with the number that he believes he needs to do the counterinsurgency campaign that he laid out in his strategic assessment earlier this year. >> suarez: now, it takes a while to get everybody deployed, doesn't it? >> it does. it will take several months, actually several weeks for the first troops. but the marines that you mentioned will be going in first early next year to be followed soon after by a number of... several hundred perhaps up to a thousand army trainers. these will be doing the initial training of afghan recruits. the recruits will then be put into their units and partnered with american units on the ground. this will be a phased deployment going over the next 12 to 18 months. the troops that you mention in your broadcast, up to some 30,000 or so will be phased in over that time frame. >> suarez: once all tho
HLN
Nov 2, 2009 12:00pm EST
is it when a united states citizen is declared disabled they have to wait time before they can get medicaid or medicare? host: 8 collar like that, better worse off? -- a caller like that. . guest: there are obviously community health clinics and other medical facilities that provide medical care cheaply or, in the cases of need, for free. i'm not minimizing the collar's husband's typical. i am sure -- caller's husband's difficulty. but there is health care available in the country for people who cannot afford to pay. ad. caller: good morning, michigan. host: michigan. i'm sorry. caller: i just wanted to say the last time i checked, unemployment was 19.5%, and my husband, who just had his 29th anniversary at the company he worked at has been laid off and is losing his mind. i would be crying if i thought it would do any good, but it will not. he is doing everything he can to find a job. as soon as he sees something in the newspaper, he goes there. he is so talented, he can fix anything, but he is 65 years old, too, and that is a problem. a few weeks ago, senator lugar? he was on "newsmakers"
HLN
Nov 15, 2009 7:00am EST
hnology is more important than ever in driving the united states economy and also 33 percent saying united states will be the global tech leader and a lot of americans think we will not. why is that? >> there's good reason to be concerned. it's not so much that america's innovation pro west is lagging but that the rest of the world is catching us. the recession has not helped with unemployment at ten percent we have good minds not contributing to the economy and we've seen anybody incorporate america has seen a lot of projects and r and d spending cut back as companies try to trim costs as their top line as shrunk so the survey captures the notion that both in the long-term and short-term there's things to be concerned about. > the first paragraph of the story says by most measures, america remains the world leader in technology achievement. consider the 2009 nobel prize winners of the 13 people honored nine were america's. not bad, right? >> but the nobel is a lagging indicator that people earn that typically at the end of their career for work that took place in many cases years and years pri
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2009 7:00pm EST
, the president should be aware the jobs people are worried about in the united states are getting people back to work. we have 15 million people out of work. our priorities are skewed here. we have things to take care of her at home. why are we worrying about afghanistan? it really raises questions about the extent of the pentagon's influence on the administration. >> why do you think the president is doing it? many people thought the president came from the same side of the tracks that you're on, generally speaking, in terms of the limits of u.s. power in the world and the need to rejoin the world community and not to be hawkish. what do you make of his decision? why do you think he moved that direction? >> well, i think it's going to be a tough one to defend. and you're right about the -- we've seen the limits of u.s. coercion, and this government in afghanistan is a corrupt government. everyone knows that. sooner or later, the kind of consensus government which afghanistan has had historically is going to have to be reinstituted so people in afghanistan will have control over their own des
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 1:00am EST
to become more democratic, and in that way, not one has chosen to adopt the united states system, and we should ask why. because it does not provide the same kind of representation. i do believe we should have proportional representation and if we don't get there yet, joyce surmising voting systems or combination thereof because for example how many saab the front page of "the new york times" where they talked about new york city had a runoff election and in a city of almost 8 million people almost nobody showed up to vote. 3 million registered democrats than you had some districts were actually nobody came to vote. we can do better than this, so maybe, and i would start i believe we should start looking at things like the electoral college which are anachronistic now and i know those might be fighting wars here but i would be happy to engage in think about how we want to improve our system. our system was great maybe for the 18th century but were now in the 21st century and there have been kinds of systems the pies that can be applied they can do things, make the electoral system more r
HLN
Nov 12, 2009 1:00am EST
states of america. >> please rise and join in the united states air force concert band in "god bless america." ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, please remain standing as we retire the colors. retire the colors. ♪ @@@@@@@ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, this concludes the national veterans ceremony. please beasts -- remain seated. [applause] >> thank you for coming to honor all served. -- all research. -- all who served. ♪ morning, a wonderful, rainy, washington morning. if you were in the infantry, i am sure you appreciate a day am sure you appreciate a day >> welcome to the world war ii memorial. and also we make a special welcome to any world war ii veterans who are here. my second order of business to commence is to ask you to be sure to check this is turned off. make sure your cell phone is turned off, please. our organization is joining today with the national park service as a sponsor of this event. friends of the world war ii memorial. we also welcome and armed forces color guard from the military district of washington. after they have present
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2009 7:00am EST
security in the united states. foreign policy is that a zero. these men need to be protected. we may not want to have war, but this has never been declared a war. my ex-husband was a silver star in the marine corps. my fiancee was a captain in the navy. we are allowing this country to look like fools. it has got to stop. military men are trying their best, they need to be protected, we need more troops, and every time there is a news report saying that we are going to make a decision, he is taking too long to make this decision. host: we will have to leave it there. thank you, diane. front page of "the washington post" talks about what is leading up to the speech. "9000 marines beginning final preparations to deploy in southern afghanistan. the marines will be followed by 1000 u.s. army trainers to train the afghan army and police force. the new forces will not start moving until the president lines of both strategies at west point on tuesday. the editors of "the washington post weigh in this morning -- washington post" way in this morning. "if he is going forward to stabilize the co
PBS
Nov 24, 2009 6:00pm EST
threat to the united states. >> woodruff: we heard the president say today when the american people hear our rationale, we think they will come along. >> maybe. >> woodruff: that's what he made. >> maybe. a lot of that has to do with the perception of whether the united states can win there and people don't judge the military situation very well. and whether the afghanistan... the people in after dan stan... the afghanistan government can succeed after we've left. there are a a lot of doubts on the part of the public about that. >> woodruff: josh gerstein, pull some of this together. what are the political forces out there weighing on the president? >> here's what i think the basic problem is. it is that we may know by 2011 or 2012 whether the decision the president is about to announce is a success. we may know whether there's better traction for the u.s. mission in afghanistan. we're probably not going to know about the time members of congress face re-election in november of next year. in fact, not all the troops that the president is expected to send there will even be in country by
CNN
Nov 24, 2009 4:00pm EST
that india's partnership with the united states is going to play an influential role in the 21st century. the two leaders discussed several pressing issues, including nuclear deals, climate change as well as the economy. >> mr. president, i bring to you and the people of the united states of america the friendly greetings of over 1 billion people of india. >> as leading economies, the united states and india can strengthen the global economic recovery, promote trade that creates jobs for both our people and pursue growth that is balanced and sustained. as nuclear powers, we can be full partners in preventing the spread of the world's most deadly weapons, securing loose nuclear materials from terrorists and pursuing our shared vision of a world without nuclear weapons. >> in less than three hours, the president and the first lady will host a state dinner for prime minister singh at the white house. now it's the obamas' first state dinner, and the question, of course, why was india's leader chosen for such an historic honor. our senior foreign affairs correspondent jill dougherty explains.
HLN
Nov 9, 2009 12:00pm EST
full circle to what we're doing here today in this important g-8 in the capital of the united states. i feel that a failure to articulate a meaningful, a global jewish identity is the biggest threat currently facing the jewish people. [applause] i want to see our people united, joined by global destiny and mission. a small people, but one that is influential and critical to civilization. we are all here today because ugc, the jewish federations of north america, had created a remarkable network with another organization where we can have communications about identity globally and envision tomorrow and create a stronger jewish future. when we do we can deal with the gall stones -- lies and forgeries. i think in this city they are fond of the expression "yes, we can," but this will take board. do not let this be simply a place for schmooze and catch up with friends and colleagues. we have a larger agenda to address. we must be a think tank to create a vision of jewish people for this century. we're here to create a division. who could have imagined that the jew would one day run at one of
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
east and the united states did not arm israel in their wars, we never would have suffered 9/11. i do nothing anyone would have heard the name osama bin laden. we are going to be there for years and years. they talk about raising taxes on the ridge to pay for this war. they will be paying for it forever. thank you. host: the first official state dinner will be taking place in washington, "obama was big tent leaves out gop big wigs -- obama's big tent believes that gop big wigs. chief among for those not coming, john maynard -- john boehner and eric cantor. the president did not invite john mccain, even though mr. obama pledged a post-partisan presidency. -- presidency." we will have live coverage of the dinner giving way under -- getting way tonight at 9:00. there is also a press conference that will happen at 11:30 eastern time. the arrival ceremony was originally scheduled for the south lawn, it will be moving to the east room. lester, good morning from detroit. caller: good morning. listen, i do not have any problem with the rich being taxed for this war. over the years, you know,
HLN
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
with the united states prior to the war in iraq. the reason we in theory a oppose the war was that we told the bush administration that would blind to that region and we don't underestimate the with them. for you to invade and occupy iraq will be equivalent to pandora's box of evils. you go there and you will unleash evils that we don't understand, all sorts of forest have been unleashed. it's actually run for any country in the world to go and occupy another country, dismantle its government, disbanded government, the spanish police force. and pretend that they know better. you made the decision. you looked to send your troops to iraq and i feel bad for every single human life that was lost in iraq, whether it was iraqi lives or american lives because those young soldiers didn't go there because they wanted to go there. this wasn't a decision taken by the bush administration. not every american situation like the war in iraq. what i'm trying to tell you is this is a controversial issue, but if you try to become part of the lies and forget you are an american and these are iraqis, believe
HLN
Nov 11, 2009 12:00pm EST
of newark, new jersey. when a soldier returns to the united states from iraq or of denniston, they are inundated with the problems many americans face today. that includes unemployment, an empty refrigerator, shut off notices, or an eviction notice. our organization has assisted thousands of families with these problems as they arise by hosting job fairs and providing direct financial assistance to put food on the table and keep a roof over their heads. it is not enough. the root of the financial difficulties usually stems from unemployment. a veteran cannot pay for groceries if they are unemployed. they cannot pay for utilities if they are unemployed. they cannot afford mortgages they are unemployed. unlike the rest of us, these men and women have been defending our nation's freedom against the threat of terrorism, causing them to miss years of their lives. our nation's veterans deserve our patients, assistance, and understanding. it will take time to put their lives back on track. the department of labor's office of federal contract compliance tracks numbers on the number o
HLN
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
stronger and more capable of action and turn it into a strong partner for united states. we can build a strong partnership on this basis. first with russia, china and india. for ladies and gentlemen, the world we live in today is both freer and more integrated than ever before. the fall of the berlin wall, the technological revolution and information and communication technology and the rise of china, india and other countries and dynamic economies, all of this has changed the world of the 21st century into something completely different from what we knew in the 20th century, and this is a good thing, for freedom is the very essence of our economy and our society. . man ca e he's free. but what is also clear is that freedom does not stand alone. it is freedom in responsibility and freedom to show and shoulder responsibility. for this the world needs an underlying order. but the near collapse. but the near collapse. financial market has shown when is none, when there is no underpinning order. there is -- if there is one lesson the world has learned from the financial crisis of last yea
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 11:00am EST
different thing. >> strategic question for the united states, which is, which is more important, the country with all of the oil, the country that was developing nuclear weapons or the country that just happened to host the senior leadership of al-qaeda on the day that 9/11 occurred? it seem as though we're putting a lot of effort into a place in the broader scheme of things shouldn't matter very much. >> the administration will say afghanistan doesn't matter but for the fact that it is next to pakistan, a country with nuclear weapons. it will have repercussions in a place you don't want repercussions. >> and money down the road, when they -- if we need to have them create their own security forces and their own sort of personal area of responsibility, we don't know whether they're going to have money to do that. they don't have economy to do that. doesn't look like there is a way for that to come. >> all right. guys, next we'll look at 2010 defense spending. you're watching this week in defense news. (voice 1) we've detected an anomaly... (voice 2) how bad is it? (voice 1) traffic's off the
CBS
Nov 11, 2009 7:00pm EST
of fabric a month. we are a major player in the fabric industry in the united states and we are creating opportunities in the commercial sector by buying american-made goods. >> the uniforms themselves represent a whole lot. it represents the whole united states. >> everything that starts here, once it gets to them and when they put them on and see the work that done, they may not know us personally but we know we do this for them and i would hope the word would get out when these uniforms are made by people like us they can also feel proud and know we are doing a fine job for them. >> reporter: when you talk about heros the people that work here will tell you overcoming obstacles is just part of living and that the real heros are the people that wear the uniforms that they make here. scott broom, 9news now and wusa9.com. >> blind industries and services of maryland employees about 200 blind workers who work side by side with their colleagues. the company also produces janitorial supplies and paper goods. >>> still ahead. a difficult journey. find out how some veterans are making their w
CNN
Nov 26, 2009 2:00pm EST
veterans in the united states as captured by the talented and dedicated photo journalists of cnn. i'm tom foreman where we start up in massachusetts where a veteran went on board a great ship in 1941, just as world war ii was getting started. photo journalist bob crowley takes us aboard too. >> it's so important to have ships like this, so people will know what our history was, why we went to war, the sacrifice we made and lives that were lost, we're very fortunate to have somebody like harman with us because he's living his dream. >> it's not as easy as it use to be. i'm 87. when i came on board may 12, 1942, the day they put it in commission. and i got off the ship september 12, 1946. the day it went out of commission. i still maintain the five-inch guns a week and use them to fire for several reasons. so we take it here, then you shoot. when i first got into the navy, i had only been out of school for six months, it was my first time away from home. but i soon got used to it. to get to my battle station for the last two years, this was my general direction. i used to stay behind this c
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 7:00am EST
of the discussion has been around the fence that the united states wants to pursue a counterterrorism strategy where they target specific regions of afghanistan. there's an understanding that if you seven of troops to blame did the entire country that it would take something like half a million troops. nobody is talking about that. there are specific regions, especially in the southern part of afghanistan and, that they're talking about increasing the troops as a way of giving them more control over those regions and an ability to push back against the extremists, the taliban, and al-qaeda. host: what will he be asking of nato? guest: there have been many discussions over the past months to try to increase the number of troop commitments from nato countries as a way of allowing the united states to have slightly less of a commitment. in the speech, i think you will see a strong call from the president for the nato allies and the other allies around world to step up. host: thank you very much for being with us this morning, michael shear. there are a number of "washington post"front page stories. thi
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2009 7:00am EST
hurt as bad as you can get. every time it comes to small people in the united states they say they do not have enough money. now they are going to allocate 40,000 more troops with $50 billion of cost? the money is catching fire from flying out of the treasury so quickly. why can we not help our own people? the people that pay the taxes? this is a waste, these men dying for stupidity. host: how closely are the american people starting to link health care legislation with the war in afghanistan? guest: a good question. something that the liberal members are starting to ask about, they are going after this point more precisely, suggesting that the money made in afghanistan, the more made the better. it is a longstanding argument going back to vietnam and even before. i am not sure that there is that much of a direct linkage in the minds of many people. many people still see the afghanistan situation as a response to 9/11, even if it has not been handled particularly well. host: another david is calling, this one is a republican from st. petersburg, florida. caller: the message that needs
WHUT
Nov 11, 2009 7:00pm EST
. that goal, of course, was never achieved. today the united states and its allies remain entrenched in the conflicts in afghanistan and iraq. in the united states and europe and beyond, those who have served and sacrificed were remembered and honored. the day also brings into sharp focus the growing hardships faced by many veterans. in toad focus," we are going to look extensively at the memories and the scars of war. we begin our coverage with the british perspective from itn's rags martel. ♪ >> reporter: for 90 years the sacrifice of the first world war has been remembered. this year is different. the first armistice day without any veterans of the great war. the last three of its soldiers, henry allingham, harry patch and william stone, died earlier this year. >> neither the last of his comrades in arms has gone to his eternal rest, we are here once more to remember. >> reporter: and at the 11th hour, silence, around britain and the world. [ bell tolls ] ♪ >> reporter: at westminster abbey, the flag used to cover the bodies of the fallen during the first world war hung above
HLN
Nov 12, 2009 5:00pm EST
to uphold the constitution of the united states and obey the orders of the united states and the officers of the marines. so i think that is pretty clear. >> we had a question in the back over here. >> [unintelligible] >> i would like to get a question from a nonmember of the press. >> [unintelligible] we are increasingly fighting with allied forces in different venues around the world. yet we're the only country with the exception of the u.k. that does not have eccentric warfare. what are we doing, should we do to get more procurements overseas to build up their network-centric capabilities so that we do not have to do all the war fighting? >> i want to correct a term that i never felt was accurate. warfare is not network-centric. it is commander-centric. that commander is enabled by networks. this is a hugely important concept if you approach it that way. in fact, when i came home from iraq the second time and went out to fort leavenworth, which is also in charge of air combat training centers and the simulation centers and also do the high level exercises, we did some major overhauls.
HLN
Nov 17, 2009 5:00pm EST
we want to help small businesses, we want to help citizens in the united states be able to afford health care and we are taking on the insurance industry. , mr. speaker, what is so difficult about this to understand? they have been ruling the roost in the country for how long, and we are stepping in after an election in 2006 with the american people were fed up, an election in 2008 where president obama won. and basically a huge election, and he talked as a centerpiece of his campaign about health care reform. and here we are. the thing about it-dirnl' sure our districts aren't that much different. manufacturing, a lot of immigrants came over the last 100, 150 years to our states, and a lot of middle class people, and our people don't get on a bullhorn and scream about their problems that they have in their family. they have a lot of pride. but they just want to muscle through it, but they want an element of fairness in the system. so they'll, as i said, i don't know if you were here or not, they'll grab me at the restaurant and thank me for my vote or i hope it passes, pulls thro
CNN
Nov 23, 2009 10:00pm EST
are very good at having criminal trials in the united states. this is something we do very well. they are fair. they're respected. and if appropriate, people get the death penalty. it seems to me that a trial where he spends a day on the witness stand saying whatever it is he wants to say is a small price to pay for a legitimate, honest, fair, internationally recognized trial. >> they talk about how fair the trial is and how political it's become. joe, the debate that we're hearing these days is it really about the justice system in this country and proving that it works well, also justice for the victims of 9/11, or as this become, especially in washington, more of another political football? >> you know, this has been a political football for a long time. it goes all the way back to george w. bush when he signed the original order creating the commission. people ask, well, what are we going to call these people? accused criminals? are we going to call them combatants? do we think they committed crimes? do we think they committed acts of war? or both? and what the administratio
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 8:00pm EST
dreams out on the soccer field right here in the united states. >>> and the husband saving his wife's life, but they say the philadelphia phillies played a major role in her recovery. we'll tell you how that happened, and you'll hear her amazing story. you're watching net impact on >>> here is another tidbit for you. former president dwight eisenhower, gerald ford, and ron at reagan all reached the highest office in our land, but before they were president, they were each standout athletes in college. wow. now this. what a year it's been for this next athlete. his name is bofgio. the chicago fire welcomed the rookie mid-fielder to her roster, and being all to play in front of his own hometown has been. a a dream come true, especially when you consider that his journey began in another country where his memories of death and destruction still remain a big part of him. josh mora has gee or geo's story. >> i spent a lot of time playing with my family, so that's really basically it, that i remember, is just playing around with my cousins, running in the wood, and that sort of thing. >>
HLN
Oct 31, 2009 10:00pm EDT
at the constitution of the united states. so after a time, a number of years, he began to see the document as a hope and you wonder, am i being consistent? if i am not being consistent, there is not anything to prevent me from doing what i want. everyone will have something different what they want and we will have chaos. so there is a different pattern. you begin to see things as a whole. looking back, i think, yes, there are certain principles or purchase or ways that a judge will have of approaching certain problems. >> there is a lot to be setup with the approach. one of my favorite cartoons is two justices in robes coming off the bench, and one says what i really get a kick of is taking the law into my own hands. [laughter] >> the court decided four years ago when it ruled on the death penalty being unconstitutional for juvenile under the age of 18. justice scalia, why do you think it is wrong? >> because i think what the ban and in 1791 when it was adopted, it means today. for example, why not say that the death penalty is unconstitutional apply to everybody, not just people under 18? what sto
FOX News
Nov 5, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> in the name of the united states of america i christen the new york. brian: the idea to melt the steel from the collapsed world trade center towers and use it to make a naval ship came from the city's former governor, george pataki. >> we would be showing that new york is back strong. and the symbol of the freedom of our great people and our great country. >> in 2002 the knave yea long with the louisiana shipbuilders began inspecting the steel from the world trade center site that was removed from ground zero, then truck it had to a landfill in staton island. they found the steel was strong enough to be used for the stem of the massive ship and went to work. 7.5 tons was used to help build the bow of the 25,000-ton vessel. in august of 2005, shipbuilders were forced to take an unscheduled break. the incomplete vessel was anchored on the mississippi river just west of new orleans when hurricane katrina struck. the u.s.s. new york cost $1 billion to build, is 684 feet long and 105 feet wide it can carry a crew of 360 sailors and up to 800 marines who can be delivered to shore by helicopters a
HLN
Nov 11, 2009 5:00pm EST
, but because they are the most vulnerable. of the 24 million children in the united states between the ages of 025, about three- quarters of a million are in military families. there is no controversy about the science that early environment matters. the question today is not whether early experience matters, but how early childhood experience such as repeated parental deployments shape individual development and which adaptations and support contribute movement along positive and brazilian pathways. -- resilient pathways. in my experience, from an army petersons viewpoint, there are constructs available in the medical community that i want to bring forward in this call to action, where we can look at perhaps a spectrum of risks, a spectrum of stress, and match it with these wonderful spectrums of support we have developed over the last not just eight years, but a lifetime of the department of defense to help integrate and support military families. i am going to bring today an idea about that approach. that approach seems like an achievable goal, but i think it is a framework we can achiev
PBS
Nov 24, 2009 12:35pm EST
're the laggard. the u.s. is different. >> rose: everybody wonders, they look at china and the united states and they wonder where the demand will come for all these chinese products and if it's not coming from the united states, what will be the impact of that and if it's coming from somewhere else, what will be the impact of it? >> well, the... i mean, the conventional wisdom is that the chinese economy is a bubble and we're in the stage where everybody knows about bubbles, everybody sees bubbles everywhere. they think china is a bubble. but i don't think so. and there are clear signs that domestic demand in china is picking up. so that chinese products, some of those chinese products that they were exporting to the rest of the world are going to be consumed internally in china. so the chinese economy is making the transition from being an export and investment-led economy to being a domestic demand driven economy. and that's global... >> rose: is it going to the point of being a demand driven economy? is it just taking the first few steps towards it? >> i'm not sure these exactly the righ
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 3:00am EST
was elected president of the united states. but jokes aside, what's the serious media think of mr. obama one year lateer? from "the new york times", no walk in the park for obama one year later, it's the slog of governance. >> change has come, or has it? and from cnn, months into the presidency, promise of change is a slow go. jim, the late night comics are having fun. what about the mainstream mid-yaw, are they in awe? >> i think they're still glad he defeated mccain and they look forward to voting for him in 2012. the media narrative is that obama is a good guy, but the right wing is just so powerful so mean so hateful, so michelle bachanizeed that obama is having a hard time, which plays into what democrats think, victimology. >> is the narrative going to change on us with the new unemployment numbers we got yesterday, 10.2%? >> that's just a little more of the same. it's inevitable that the poetry of politics gives way to the prose of government. this stuff is hard, taking on health care and wars and 60 other things. it's absolutely inevitable it ain't quite as much fun anymore. >> speec
FOX News
Nov 8, 2009 6:00am EST
. >> it's been a year since barack obama was elected president of the united states. but jokes aside, what's the serious media think of mr. obama one year lateer? from "the new york times", no walk in the park for obama one year later, it's the slog of governance. >> change has come, or has it? and from cnn, months into the presidency, promise of change is a slow go. jim, the late night comics are having fun. what about the mainstream mid-yaw, are they in awe? >> i think they're still glad he defeated mccain and they look forward to voting for him in 2012. the media narrative is that obama is a good guy, but the right wing is just so powerful so mean so hateful, so michelle bachanizeed that obama is having a hard time, which plays into what democrats think, victimology. >> is the narrative going to change on us with the new unemployment numbers we got yesterday, 10.2%? >> that's just a little more of the same. it's inevitable that the poetry of politics gives way to the prose of government. this stuff is hard, taking on health care and wars and 60 other things. it's absolutely inevitable i
FOX News
Nov 13, 2009 9:00pm EST
the united states really grappled with these issues was vietnam. sean: historic include president obama risks making the same mistakes but warned the president. it cautions obama for meddling in general mcchrystal's plan by sending fewer troops than his general has requested. >> if he does not trust his own coat on the battlefield, yet another coach? he just put general mcchrystal in there. sean: the greatest care of the book is ignoring the latter years of the war entirely. "newsweek" draws attention to that. those are the years that deserve our attention. >> the american historical memory of vietnam is twisted. it basically says it was not winnable, and therefore people were butting their heads against the wall. that is wrong. sean: that is why officials in the defense establishment are consulting "a better worker "that dr. argues that the general who replace general westmoreland and implemented a counterinsurgency strategy that won the war. it is this time that the book overlooks completely. >> if we're going to look at lessons of the vietnam war to see whether there is anything we can use
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